HC Deb 05 July 1978 vol 953 cc207-8W

asked the Secretary of State for Trade what is the value of goods exported to date in the current year from the United Kingdom to Uganda; and what have been the six principal items by value featuring in these exports.


The value of goods exported to Uganda in the period January to May 1978 was £8 million f.o.b. The six principal types of goods exported in the first four months of this year were:

Value £'000
Parts and accessories n.e.s. of motor vehicles and tractors (other than bodies, cabs and chassis fitted with engines) 498
Passenger motor cars 412
Live cattle 279
Household linen, curtains, and other textile furnishings (not knitted or crocheted) 257
Medicaments (including veterinary medicaments) 233
Hand tools of a kind used mainly in agriculture, horticulture or forestry 175

Source: United Kingdom Overseas Trade Statistics (SITC) (Rev 2) Sub-groups 784.9, 781.0, 001.1, 658.4, 541.7 and 695.1 respectively.

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